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Physical Activity

 
Healthy Moves - Promoting Physical Activity in Wester Hailes

 

BRIEF INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLASSES

 

Tai Chi

A martial art which is an effective aid for relaxation, improving balance, co-ordination, health and well-being.
 

 

 

Active Chair

Active Chair a seated exercise programme including mobility, strength, flexibility and relaxation suitable for those with mobility difficulties, long-term health conditions, or recovering from illness, injury or surgery.

 

Green Gym

This is an alternative to going to a conventional gym with treadmills and weights. Each session gives you a full body work out while carrying out garden work, planting and conservation work, with the aim of building a community garden between the Calders and the canal. It does not matter how physically active you currently are or how much gardening experience you have we can cater for every ability; we will find activities for everyone

 

Pilates

This class improves posture & creates a balanced, strong, toned, lean & flexible physique. Through use of functional exercise, pilates provides optimal body efficiency in everyday living, helps alleviate back pain & helps to rehabilitate injuries.  It is an effective & safe exercise method for everyone, even those with disabilities. People must complete the beginners programme, please discuss with Ashley.

 

 

Yoga

A class where you can relax, stretch & de-stress whilst improving your posture & flexibility.  This is a mixed ability class, open to beginners & those who have taken yoga classes before.

 

 

Class Bookings

Places in classes are limited so must be booked with Fiona.

Places are not automatically renewed if you have attended a classes previously.

Due to popularity of classes we will have a waiting list in place so if you can no longer attend booked classes please notify Fiona as soon as possible on 0131 453 9400.